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Divestment Bad for Israelis, Palestinians

URL: http://www.jewishjournal.com/opinion/article/divestment_bad_for_israelis_palestinians_20050902

In the past year, several mainline American church bodies have favored divesting their assets from companies doing business with Israel. As an Anglican priest, I find this very disturbing, especially so when my own American branch of Anglicanism (The Episcopal Church) has considered a similar course. I have discussed this with my friend, Rabbi John Rosove of Temple Israel Hollywood, which is near my parish of St. Thomas the Apostle. Our discussion motivated me to write to the appropriate national committees of my church to protest any possible divestment.

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